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Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
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Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
the environment that would encourage them to hire more workers. >> that is exactly the point i think this is a difficult issue for conservatives to win on. and it is also very popular of the american people to hike the minimum wage and this is something that the people just intuitively supportive. it's a good thing that they can provide for themselves. that argument is counterintuitive and it's difficult to really lay it out in a way i think the best way to do this to say that we all agree that we need more jobs in this country and we don't need fewer jobs, we need more jobs. the reasoning the price point, for job creation, is going to create fewer jobs. and that doesn't make sense and hurts everyone involved so citing economic studies sounds cold. and then you have to wonder whether people will go to these institutions at these institutions. so i think that you are exactly right. and i'm going to come over to the side of the small business owner. eighty to 90% are independently owned. neil: the minority, we have good american communities. when polled on this subject, how do you sell
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
a job in a completely different environment than teaching. >> in court, the mothers of two victims spoke, one saying, he approached my child from you time and dropped his hands to her chest. may his punishment have a sting that will hurt him. the second added, my daughter could not sleep. she had nightmares and ultimately went to counseling. he was grooming kids to see what he'll get away with. this could have gone much further. statement ontrong the part of both of those mothers and your heart goes out to them. >> still from the get go, a group of supporters has -- have stood by his side. his mother was seen with him he year. >> i have never seen that kind of support for an accused of a crime. >> what does that say to you? >> it says he's a fine young man, a well-liked teacher. as the families of the victims spoke in court today, they definitely felt their children had been assaulted. willit stands, krupica be on probation through 2016. if he sends -- if you break the law in that time, a judge could send him away for the next 12 years. >> kevin, thank you. a traveling medical technician
Dec 3, 2013 12:00am EST
environment and what gives us the wonderful physical diversity we see in a roomful of people like this. although mutations can cause disease they also allow us to adapt and we should be thankful for them. the natural question that comes up in this context is how much do we differ? at these mutations are happening every time we produce how much variation is there among humans? if we look at identical twins these are nature's clones. identical twins differ at essentially zero dna aces. it's not quite true but it's close enough. they are identical at the dna level. if we look at unrelated humans do i have any guesses as to how much an unrelated pair of humans differs at the dna level black swan and what? well it's not very much. one and 1000. at the dna level this most fundamental unit of our biology, we are 99.9% identical. there's an important message right there. if we compare ourselves to our nearest biological relative to champ we are 99% identical to the gym. this is for dna sequences that we can line up and compare. we compare ourselves to the mouse we differ at about a sixth to a
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 12:00pm EST
the work to install the anchors and cables and fabric is damaging to the environment. >> cristo's team say they'll minimize the damage and others say they support the project. >> i think it will create a lot of attention for this part 69 of colorado. and if i it will do a lot to pus area on the map. >> assuming he wins the legal wrangling construction will take two years and when it's completed it will be up to are two weeks. he is famous for out maneuvering and out lasting his opponents. at 80 years old it could be one of his last works. >> coming up nelson mandela was an avid boxer with the love -69f sports. the ledg legendary free dom figr has one reget. we'll tell what you that is when we return. of the people until we restore our freedoms atÑ welcome back to al jazeera america i'm rochelle kya care-y. >> more french troops are i in e south african colony. thousands of fled the capital. >>> nelson mandela had one great regret in life he never became a boxing champ. he never made a name in the ring but he was inspired in the gym he trained. >> this street once hosted apa apartheid bloo
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
that tkupbts mean we'll get the disease. the environment, behavior, all things influence it. nd it's the inner play, especially for the most common diseases, hypertension, diabetes and so forth, we know that an inner play of genetic predisposition and outside factors. this is where it gets complicated but i really want to emphasize that genomics is a key part of the puzzle but not the only part. william is joining us on the phone with dr. aron green. ahead, please. caller: my question is, i was in vietnam and i caught malaria and i stayed in the fieldhouse for three months. when i came back to fort brag i had a relapse. i'm having problems, i can't and i have these out of whatever growing me and the va cut them out. or kind of after effect side effect or long term effect cause?his >> dr. green you can address the issue. preceded me just will be the expert on that. his is infectious disease and the doctor is a world expert on that. o i would refer to the institute he runs to get those insaogts. what will tell you to make the like malaria, for example, this is very disease, infectious district
Dec 2, 2013 12:00am EST
environment that there've been many other examples throughout history. martin luther and his use of poetry and thomas paine and the common sense and the way that they would use more broadly the run-up to the american and french revolution. .. >> host: how do you define feminism? >> guest: in the best sense feminism is a philosophy that says that men and women are equal before long, deserve the same rights, the same liberties, the equal dignity, and basically a philosophy of basic fairness. >> host: in your book, who stole feminism how women have betrayed women, you talk about the new feminism. what is the new feminism? >> guest: yes, well, the new feminism emerged especially in the 80's and 90's and is a rather hard-line version. i became a feminist in the >> i believed in equality of opportunity however in the '80s and '90s as ani philosophy professor readingere feminist theories and there were some theories that or soly aggressive with rather harshly anti-mail there were following the of mono with men are from venus and men are from the hell. i did not need to denigrate the bet it was a
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am EST
you would think that our schools were hospital environments for girls, they were second-class citizens, they were held back in every way which was important when in fact it was the exact opposite. the wellesley report was a very well-meaning -- they were so carried away with his victim agenda they failed to notice it was actually boys who had lower grades, boys who were more likely to drop out and less likely to go to college and yet not only did we have the wellesley report, but carol gilligan at harvard university debating girls as she said a are drowning and disappearing in a sea of western culture, that was her quotation, mary piper talking about revising ophelia, young women were in a state of extreme duress and suffering and falling behind, the exact opposite was true. girls by the mid 90s were flourishing in ways which were unprecedented. as a philosophy professor i would look at my classroom, increasingly female dominated. the girls were getting the better grades and rising. i began to check these facts to find out how did they come a -- there was so much success for women, wom
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am EST
of these things give us a predisposition. that does not mean we are going to get the disease. the environment, behavior, social aspects of life, all of these things influence it. it is the interplay, especially for more common diseases, hypertension, diabetes. we know that there is an interplay. genetic predisposition but in terminal contributions. -- but environmental contributions, what you are eating, how much you exercise. i want to emphasize that genomics is a key part of this puzzle but it is not the only part. host: from maryland, william is joining us. dr. eric green at nih. -- i wasy question is in vietnam and i can't malaria. i stayed in the field house for three months. when i came back to fort brag, i had a relapse. i am having problems. i cannot hear that well. warts growing out of me. the va cut the amount. -- cut them out. what kind of side effect or long-term effect is this? host: can you adjust that? thet: dr. fauci would be expert on that. this is an infectious disease. i would refer you to the institute that he runs to get the sort of insight. what i will tell you to make t
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
environment. here we go one two three yeah! now -- they're looking for their next challenge. which -- i don't know where go from this. -- you go from this. this is pretty bold. >> i'm -- i don't know that i believe that that's real fire. >> i think it is. i think they had a suit and -- were able to pull it off man. >> i don't know. >> what is it? >> that's it for us. you'll have to find out later. cbs "evening news" is next. >> i'll be back at 7:00 with jan jeffcoat for the only local news at >> pelley: tonight, calm in a crisis. just released 911 tapes give us new insight into the sandy hook elementary shootings. they reveal ordinary people and their disciplined action to protect children. more than 40 million americans face severe winter weather. we'll look at where it's hitting and where it's going. a cbs news investigation exposes a lethal trend in recreational drugs. holly williams on a threat most of just never heard of. >> it's too risky. it's literally playing russian roulette. >> pelley: and the light's fantastic. ben tracy shows us the aurora borealis as we've never seen it
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm EST
a positive environment for civil society and to protect the rights of all ukrainians to express their views on the country's future in a constructive and peaceful manner. violence and intimidation should have no place in today's ukraine. to support the aspirations of the ukrainian people to achieve a prosperous european democracy. european integration is the surest course of economic growth and strengthening ukraine's democracy. thanks very much. >> here at the end of this briefing you can see it in its entirety on c-span that -- you can wor. live coverage here on c-span again now coming back at 5:00 p.m. eastern. we posted a question on our facebook page asking about your thoughts on congressional prod uctivity. a couple of responses. michael says, when you elect people who are contentious of government, you'll get that government. tracy offers the, hail hail term limits, hourly pay. congress has to me perks, and privileges. you can post your thoughts at, . coming up on c-span2, french opposition leader john prince walkup a -- will talk about his recent nuclear deal wit
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
't, and clearly this environment right now is very, very difficult. >> here's what he's trying to do. he's trying to send a powerful signal, the obama administration, to china and north korea. if you send a lower level person out there, that signal is going to be missed. they understand when the vice president tells the japanese, south koreans, hey, this is what's going on and then he goes and meets with the chinese, that has a much more powerful impact. >> how about flying the b-52s over? that sent a very strong signal as well. >> you also want to send a strong message to north korea right now. >> we need a northwest pacific treaty organization that has memberships including taiwan that is able to act coherently as an alliance with the united states not having to be the point of contact every time. we need collective security, not -- >> don't forget, this administration's foreign policy has been the pivot to asia. this has been their, you know, number one priority until it wasn't, right? >> right. >> i think it behooves the vice president to go over there -- >> thepivoting to asia means it the e
Dec 7, 2013 12:00am EST
of these things give us a predisposition, but that doesn't mean that we will get this. the environment, the behavior, the social aspects of life, all of these things are influenced and it is the interplay, especially for these were common diseases like hypertension and diabetes and so forth. we know that there is an interplay and a genetic predisposition of what you are eating and how much exercise you are getting and so on and so forth. so this is where it gets very complicated, but i want to make sure that i emphasize that the genomic is a key part of this puzzle. >> host: we have doctor eric green, please go ahead with your question or comment. >> caller: hello, i was in vietnam and i caught malaria and when i came back to fort bragg, i had a relapse. i am having problems and i cannot hear that well. and i have these warts or what whatever growing out of me and the va cut it out. what kind of long-term effect will this have? >> the person that spoke with me on these interviews would really be the expert on that. this is an expert on infectious disease and we have a world expert on t
Dec 8, 2013 3:10pm EST
development. careful that we not so restrict the environment for the students that want to go to these colleges. up.ave to tighten it we have to be careful that we tread lightly. i have one question for you. you mentioned your testimony that you lament the fact that the year round pell grant program is gone by the wayside. they try to restrain the cost of the pell grant program. can you talk to us little bit about the effects of that? >> sure. all, the institutions that are affected more than any other our community colleges and --torically lacked colleges a lot colleges and particularly. a number of students are coming in underprepared academically. 40% are having to take at least one developmental course. before they get to credit bearing work they're trying to learn what they're supposed to be exposed to in high school. that is why we should have courses forer ready students of the high school level. they are then behind at the end of the first year. they are not on track to graduate on time. what was happening over the summer, and it was expensive, is that they were catchi
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
, the commission on the environment approved a resolution urging the toy been releasing but the for flies at weddings saying they are animals to be respected and should not be used add decorations. mop arcs are the most sought after for ceremonies. supporters are concerned the butterflies could damage native species. >> a start-up is looking to invent the incredible edible egg without the "egg." the san francisco start-up backed by bill gates is scouring the planet for plants to replace chicken eggs from cookies to omelets to french toast and first an egg free mayo part of the food technical companies that aim to change how we eat. >> thousands of coffee lovers have come forward to financially support a group of inventor woes say they have come up with a first all in one coffee machine. the founders of germany based company say their machine can grind, brew, and roast coffee in a single push of a button in under 14 minutes. the idea is to allow people to buy green raw beans directly from the farmer. they used crowd sourcing site kick starter to get off the ground and surpassed the $650,00
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. . >>> we've got all that cold arctic air diving into the bay area. temperatures down low 20s in some spots. when might we warm things up. we'll tell you about it coming up. >>> and back ups are getting worse toward the dublin interchange. we'll have the latest travel times, here, and the latest reports on black ice. full traffic report coming up. >>> the 49ers can now say they have beaten a quality opponent and more importantly they can say they have beaten the seattle sea hawks. this is a great time for the biggest run of the year. 51 yards, gore goes over 100 yards. that will set up phil dawson for the chip shot, game winning field goal with 30 seconds left. the 49ers take down their nfc west rivals since 1917. the raiders played like the bad
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
to clean the environment with the snow, sleet and rain. >> reporter: we'll have more at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00 including tips on driving around tomorrow. don't want to hear that. in bethesda, adam tuss, news 4. >>> world leaders, athletes and artists are reflecting on the life of nelson mandela today. as we learn about services being planned in south africa. >> president obama and the first lady say they will travel there for the funeral. >> people of all ages, colors and creeds gathered outside his home in johannesburg. plans for the burial are about to take place. there will be a memorial tuesday. his burial sunday in his hometown. shomari stone is live from the embassy in southwest washington where the flow of visitors has been steady. >> reporter: indeed, the flow has been steady over the last 24 hours. a very sad day here, gloomy like the weather. let me move out the way. you can see the memorial here. this fence was in front of the statue yesterday, but now they moved the fence around the statue so people can drop off, you know, flowers and other things to pay tribute to nelson mandel
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am EST
environment to meet the needs of the students that we're seeing today. these students are coming out of high school and have all used five, six different types of devices, cell phone, ipad. so we have to create an instruction and environment. one aspect is to bring online degrees. the other aspect is to improve that environment, flipped classrooms where you spend more time having a discussion in the classroom about the material and some of the intake of the material can occur online. those are some of the things we see as advantages from the deal that we have signed as we try to improve that instruction. we think that, again, will help us with retention and graduation rates of our students. >> what's the timeline? is there one for fully ramping up the online offerings? >> we're hoping over the next 24 to 48 months of ramping up. we have online degrees right now in about four programs to be more specific. we would like to expand that, obviously, as well as we would like to expand online offerings within our in-house programs as well, which would also offer students an opportunity to gain thei
Dec 2, 2013 7:45am EST
president? quickly, given our media environment for one. it is pretty easy to write off a lame-duck president. highlighted another obstacle is facing in trying to dig out of -- perceptions are set. increasingly the closer we get to 2016 there are going to be -- they are going to be more and more fixed. is the biggest challenge the white house faces. tot: if you want to talk legacy -- about obama's legacy and how he's doing with these issues, specifically, some of the criticism he has received, give us a call. guest: with the national security agency's eavesdropping ask posers your car he was saying here is not aware that the united states is eavesdropping on the german chancellor's personal cell phone. obviously the glitches to the health care website is another that he has acknowledged he was not prepared for. on their own, these may seem relatively minor, but added up you get the perception of a white house and a management team there that is trying to do a lot of different things at the same time and not speaking for the american people. he wasn't speaking for
Dec 4, 2013 9:00pm EST
in welcoming, safe, collaborative environments, and we have to have the wraparound services because we are the first responders to poverty. breakfast, that is lunch, and dinner, like i saw at the school in cincinnati, or whether it is what we're doing at mcdowell in terms of really wrapping services around all of these schools in the eighth course -- eighth worst county in america, when you do those things, schools succeed. and more important, the nation succeeds. thank you. >> thank you very much. appreciate it. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> in a few moments, representative greg walden, chairman on the communications on his plan to update the communications act. in 15 minutes, a hearing on how the health care law will affect medicare advantage plans. after that, president obama on jobs, the economy, and income inequality. several live events tomorrow morning. treasury secretary jack lew will be discussing the state of financial reform on c-span two at 8:45 eastern. a.m., marissa of the house energy a
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
or building a new plant. they will not take risks in an uncertain environment. host: the president delivered a speech calling for an increase in the minimum wage. says it makes more sense to invest in technology that would replace workers. guest: one of the classic arguments with minimum wage is it causes a transfer to more capital. others who have studied this it does not, partially because you need to look at who earns the minimum wage. you have a lot of folks in retail sectors, fast food restaurants. there is technology that could make a difference. but it is not the same thing as in manufacturing. most manufacturing workers e arn well above the minimum wage. it is unfortunate for families who lose their jobs to a machine that allows one worker to do the work of three. it is not necessarily because of minimum wage. host: you have stopped looking completely? caller: i just turned 60 years old. i have been looking for a position for about a year and a half. i do ecological research. i have been a university professor working with the federal government doing research. iwas employed for 10 y
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
up. a subaru... ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. >>> stock market is a little changing this morning. traders, of course, will be watching comments from federal reserve officials to see if they will hint at the central bank's plans at its next policy meeting. the dow is up 8. the nasdaq up 9. s&p up 3. >>> well, meanwhile, nearly two- thirds of business economists believe the federal reserve will start to scale back the economic stimulus program soon. 62% believe ben bernanke or janet yellen will begin cutting back on the $85 billion a month bond buying program during the first quarter of next year. an additional 30% believe tapering will begin in june. >>> american airlines stock is up. they are now the world's largest airl
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
environment interaction. right here what you see is this gray is high. the black is low. there is some difference between the two. not much. there's a big difference over here. what is the big difference. it turns out, if you take and look at a cohort of individuals. this group did. they looked at boys over a 20-year time period looking at the social history, determining whether or not they have been subject to sexual abuse or physical abuse in childhood, and the presence or absence of the low form or high form of monoam -- if you had the low activity had severe childhood mistreatment. there was a significant four times greater possibility likelihood that you would be an antisocial individual in adult. how do they define antisocial personality? they look ate the likelihood of committing either violent offense. it's remarkable and interesting. there's a disa difference. in gang members, the use of weapons. what you're looking at on the -- on the right you're looking at low. the likelihood of using a weapon. they are significantly more likely to use a weapon than those who had high. whic
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
to the guiding principles of its founder. be it health care, the environment, economic mobility or democratic processes, pew has spoken truth to power to improve the lives of millions of people throughout the world. and of course, almost two years cfa pew, along with the institute founded a nonpartisan group of policy experts and former regulators which has sought to give voice to the people's interest in a safe, stable financial system. so, i am particularly pleased that secretary jack lew will be speaking this morning on the importance of completing the financial reform agenda. jack lew came to his job as a widely respected expert on budgetary policy. he has spent the vast majority of his career in government and has called government services highest calling. his expertise and knowledge have debt limitluable in negotiations. he has also brought a fresh perspective and vicar to the hise of financial reform in role as chairman of the financial oversight council. he has spoken eloquently of the need for regulators to finish the important tasks the dodd frank law has laid before them. he has w
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
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Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
by its founder. the health care, the environment, economic mobility or democratic processes, pew has spoken truth to power to improve the lives of people through out the world. and of course, almost two years ago, along with the cfa institute, pewe cofounded the systemic risk council. it sought to give voice to the people's interest in a saved -- in a safe, stable financial system. i'm especially pleased that secretary lu will be speaking this morning on the importance of completing the financial reform agenda. as a widelyis job respected expert on budgetary and fiscal policy. he has spent the vast majority of his career in government and once characterized public service as his highest calling. his expertise and knowledge have riven in valuable as he has steered the nation through perilous budget and negotiations. but he has also brought freshness and vigor to the cause a financial reform as chairman of the financial stability oversight council. he has spoken eloquently of the need for regulators to finish the important task that the dodd-frank law has placed before them. he has wid
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
, the environment. thank you for saying that. about your time in the 1990s talking about this issue on the federal level. approval from big food companies and to what extent are they talking about genetically modified food or whatever the issue? guest: of course there are. the producers of genetically modified foods are rather floored by what is going on. there is an enormous grassroots movement to try to get a foods labeled. labeled.should be people want them labeled. in the early 1990s, it was people obvious that wanted these foods labeled. the industry was totally opposed to it and is still opposed to it. the examples in europe in which foods are labeled genetically modified, people do not care about the issue and they still buy them. if the industry is in trouble so muchuse there is grassroots opposition to what it is doing, i think the industry brought it on itself by not being transparent in the first place. transparency would have taken it a long way. there would have been people in the 1890s who would have refused to buy genetically modified foods. by this time, there would have been 20 ye
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm EST
their economy is booming and trade is taking place because they have created an environment in which israel is confident about its security and a lot of the old barriers to commerce and educational exchange and all that has begun to break down, that's something that the young people of gaza are going to want. and the pressure that will be placed for the residents of gaza to experience that same future is something that is going to be i think overwhelmingly appealing. but that is probably going to take place during the course of some sort of transition period. and the security requirements that israel requires will have to be met. and i think that is able -- that we can accomplish that, but ultimately it's going to be something that requires everybody to stretch out of their comfort zones. and the one thing i will say to the people of israel is that you can be assured whoever is in the office i currently occupy, democrat or republican, that your security will be uppermost on our minds. that will not change. and that should not mean you let up on your vigilance in terms of wanting to look out
Dec 8, 2013 5:00am PST
. down state and up state. health care matters, education matters, the environment matters, social security matters, a woman's right to choose matters. it all matters and i just want to say from the bottom of my heart, thank you, new york. >> so the fact that she was not from new york and was not before identified with new york did not seem to matter to the voters in new york in 2000 or in 2006. but, ana, you know her, you're familiar with her. how much as she was playing that campaign and campaigning, how much was she worried about not being seen as a new yorker, what was the strategy around that, did she meet resistance to being an outsider. >> i know that campaign very well. it was not easy. i left the white house to work in that campaign because i knew it would be hard and i wanted to help. here is my first rule. be who you are. don't pretend. i will say that to certain potential candidates now. hillary clinton used -- i may not be from new york, but i will be for new york. i will be your advocate. i will fight for the issues you care about. so that was her way into people to s
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am PST
to be a challenge to get anything through the house in this environment. they've been difficult to get through. i think it's important we recognize that working families should have a decent wage and raising the minimum wage is something that should be a prerequisi prerequisite. we should get that done. that shouldn't even be controversial. it helps our whole economy grow. we certainly want people who work to be able to afford their family budget. so i would hope this would be noncontroversial. n we've done it in the past. i hope we do it again. >> in fact, you've been quite vociferous about it. in your home stand of maryland, two county there is have raised their minimum wages to $11.50 an hour. we've seen this in other local governments across the country. do you think it's the only way this initiative is going to succeed, keep it local, give up on congress, and the federal increase? >> every time we've increased the minimum wage, it's helped our economy. every time. we've heard predictions it would cost jobs. it increases jobs. it increases livability, the standard of living for americans. so
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
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've ever seen in a laboratory environment. >> you're claiming that in all of these cases the gas can did not explode? >> what i'm saying is we haven't seen a case where that has been demonstrated. >> reporter: he also argues that many incidents involve consumers misusing the can. like pouring gasoline on a fire or into a warm engine as melvin did. some scientists argue that adding a screen or match called the flame arrester can make cans safer by keeping the flame from entering the can as this demonstration shows. some metal safety cans have them and so does this charcoal lighter fluid and bottles of lumbar. >> why does the industry not put flame arresters on the portable gas cans? >> well, the industry is studying the issue intently. >> reporter: the industry has been studying the issue for six years and says it will make the change when it's sure it will make the cans safer. meanwhile, many of those burned had their lives changed before. bill has plenty of scars you don't see. he no longer views what happened to him as an accident. >> it was going to happen to somebody and the thing ab
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environment for our economy, and creating more jobs for the american people. that is were the focus should be, not more government programs. >> you feel that murray and ryan -- >> is that the reason i did not shave today? >> bringing discretionary levels thee sequester levels and offset of the cost of that, is that something you can accept and do you think the republicans in conference will accept >> i am hopeful chairman ryan and senator murray will come to agreement. i have not seen anything. >> what advice do you know the republicans give your members when they're going up against women candidates, when they are trying to appeal to women voters >> i get them to be more sensitive. i am looking run the congress, there are a lot more females in the democratic caucus than in the republican caucus. some of our members are not as sensitive as they ought to be. >> you think you're making progress on that? >> i do. >> [indiscernible] , if he has aent proposal, i will get it? >> but what do you think about it? >> talk to the chairman of the ways and means committee? >> do you support the party appa
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